Township: Cornaigmore

Map Reference: Cornaigmore 175

Name Type: sliabh

Meaning: The bare rock pillar

Other Forms: A’ Charragh Mhaol - HC, JGC

An Carragh Maol - HC and LC

"Carragh is properly feminine" Black 2008, 647

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Information:"Shiubhail mi gach aite leath'
'S an Canradh Maol gu'n rainig mi;
Is sgriob 'an Garadh-Phail bha mi,
Is braigh na croit aig Tearlach." - song by Rev John Gregorson Campbell, 'Oran a' Ghunnna', Cameron, Rev. Hector (ed.), Na Bàird Thirisdeach, The Tiree Association, 1932, p140. See The Gaelic Otherworld, ed Ronald Black, p647 - also called Cnoc na Cuthaige - Donald Meek and Niall M Brownlie.

See also a poem by Archibald MacPhail about herdboys in Na Bàird Thirisdeach, p205:
Gur e mise tha gu craiteach
Air an Chanradh 's i cho fuar.
O What agony I am in/ On the Canradh and it so cold - translation by Ronald Black, The Gaelic Otherworld, p694.



Local Form:

Languages : Gaelic

Informants: 'Oran a' Ghunna', Na Baird Thirisdeach, ed. Rev Hector Cameron, An Comunn Thirisdeach, 1932, p140

Informant 2: Hugh Campbell, Garraphail, 2/1994

Informant 3: Lachlan Campbell, Crossapol, 6/2014